Almond Cheesecake

5  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 8 hr 25 min total
  • Makes 16 servings.


Almond Cheesecake Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups HONEY MAID Graham Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) margarine or butter, melted
  • 1 env. unflavored gelatin
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 3 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 can (5 oz.) evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup almond-flavored liqueur
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 cup whipping cream, whipped, divided
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Instructions

  • Mix  cracker crumbs and margarine. Press firmly onto bottom and 2 inches up side of 9-inch springform pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Sprinkle  gelatine over cold water in small saucepan; let stand 1 minute. Cook on low heat 3 minutes or until gelatine is completely dissolved, stirring constantly. Set aside. Beat cream cheese and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed 2 minutes or until well blended. Gradually add evaporated milk, beating on medium-high speed 2 minutes or light and fluffy. Blend in liqueur, lemon juice and vanilla. Gradually add gelatine mixture, mixing on low speed until well blended. Gently stir in 1-1/2 cups of the whipped cream; cover and refrigerate remaining whipped cream for later use.
  • Pour  cheesecake batter into crust. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight. Top with remaining whipped cream and the almonds just before serving. Store leftover cheesecake in refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 16 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 410 
    • Total fat 28 g
    • Saturated fat 14 g
    • Cholesterol 65 mg
    • Sodium 330 mg
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 22 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 20 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 8 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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